April 2012 Auction Ends Monday, April 30th, 5pm Pacific


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1862 CDV photograph by Mathew Brady of ''Professor Lowe inflating Balloon Intrepid from Gas in Balloon Constitution'' from Brady's Album Gallery No. 424. The balloon used to observe Confederate movements in the field was photographed here by Brady while it was launched during the battle of Fair Oaks. Statement printed on verso reads, ''The photographs of this series were taken directly from nature, at considerable cost. Warning is therefore given that legal proceedings will be at once instituted against any party infringing the copyright.'' Photo shows minor fading and wear to upper edge and glue residue to verso, else very good condition.
Mathew Brady Civil War Photo -- ''Inflating Balloon Intrepid''
Mathew Brady Civil War Photo -- ''Inflating Balloon Intrepid''
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,008
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Monday, April 30, 2012.
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